Guardian Industries’ Glass Group in Europe said it was pleased to see one of its UK customers in strong growth mode.
Westcountry Glass is a sealed-unit manufacturer and glass processor that is part of Cornwall Glass & Glazing. It has recently has made the largest investment in its 37-year history.
Westcountry Glass will relocate from Saltash to a new plant in Plymouth, UK and quadrupling the size of its current factory space. The 40,000-square-foot plant in Langage is due to be fully operational later this month and will add 40 new local jobs.
“This £5 million investment in new premises and equipment will help Westcountry respond to the needs of the commercial construction industry in the Southwest of England,” said Westcountry Director Mark Norcliffe. “The expansion will see our delivery routes go up the M5 corridor and across the M4, growing the reach of the Cornwall Glass Group to new counties and customers, with exciting new possibilities.”
Guardian said it welcomed the expansion. “We’re delighted to see a valued customer such as Cornwall Glass continue its strong growth in the UK,” said Luis Homet, Guardian’s Regional Sales Manager for Western Europe.